Brokers

How Trucker Tools Empowers Brokers and 3PLs To Grow

How Trucker Tools Empowers Brokers and 3PLs To Grow

When freight volume surges and available capacity can’t match volume, it can be very difficult to grow your freight broker or logistics business — unless you harness the power of technology like Trucker Tools’. With freight volumes at all-time highs and many drivers getting their own MC numbers to take advantage of spot market rates, we’re in exactly that situation…

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How To Use Digital Tools To Deliver Value to Carriers and Shippers

How To Use Digital Tools To Deliver Value to Carriers and Shippers

As a freight broker business or third-party logistics provider, you’re the “middleman” between shippers and carriers. You really have two customers in shippers and carriers. You’re simultaneously working to find trucks to move your shippers loads, while trying to cultivate good working relationships with carriers and owner operators to move those loads today and in the future. It’s no secret…

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BlueGrace Logistics Expands Integration with Trucker Tools, Adds Time-Saving Book-It-Now® App

BlueGrace Logistics Expands Integration with Trucker Tools, Adds Time-Saving Book-It-Now® App

Leading 3PL builds on previous integration of Trucker Tools’ real-time visibility and predictive freight matching, launches automated one-click booking to further streamline transactions for owner-operators, small-fleet truckload community RESTON, VA and TAMPA, FL — July 27, 2021 – BlueGrace Logistics and Trucker Tools announced today that BlueGrace has expanded its collaboration with Trucker Tool’s industry-leading digital freight management platform, adding…

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Why Logistics Remains a “People Business” — and How Technology Can Foster Relationship-Building

Why Logistics Remains a “People Business” — and How Technology Can Foster Relationship-Building

Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics recently sat down with BlueGrace Logistics’ Chief Operating Officer Mark Ford and Trucker Tools’ Founder and CEO Prasad Gollapalli to talk about how relationships continue to be the driving force behind success in the logistics industry. The webinar included an in-depth discussion of how relationships between brokers/3PLs, tech vendors, carriers and shippers have changed over…

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How Loadsure Can Help Brokers Reduce Financial Losses

How Loadsure Can Help Brokers Reduce Financial Losses

As a broker or 3PL, you know that losing loads to theft, pilferage, accidents or extreme weather unfortunately can be part of doing business. If you’re a small or medium-sized broker, traditional cargo insurance may be prohibitively expensive or lack the coverage you need on specific shipments. Trucker Tools has partnered with Loadsure to provide businesses like yours with per…

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Top Tips for Increasing Productivity with Trucker Tools/McLeod PowerBroker TMS Integration

Top Tips for Increasing Productivity with Trucker Tools/McLeod PowerBroker TMS Integration

Trucker Tools’ integration partnership with McLeod Software is a powerful one, offering you the opportunity to elevate the productivity and profitability of your business. McLeod Software’s PowerBroker transportation management system is an all in one freight brokerage operations management system and complete accounting software designed to help you manage carrier history, capacity and market pricing in one place. Trucker Tools’…

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Beyond Technology: The Importance of Relationship Building

Beyond Technology: The Importance of Relationship Building

Successful technology adoption is increasingly more dependent on relationship building, communication between truckers and 3PLs. Though as technology automates more work, the value of developing and building relationships, maintaining that personal touch, has never been more important. At the end of the day technology is a tool whose value is gained only when users fully engage and evolve with it,…

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Four Ways You Can Reach Independent Truckers, Small Trucking Companies with Trucker Tools

Four Ways You Can Reach Independent Truckers, Small Trucking Companies with Trucker Tools

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, “Independent truckers and small trucking companies make up the majority of U.S. freight carriers, with 91 percent of fleets operating six or fewer trucks and 97 percent operating 20 or fewer, according to the American Trucking Association.” The most recent statistics from the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association estimates that more 500,000 carriers…

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